UltraCrete has it covered on Tower Bridge

Ductile access covers manufacturer Eccles, and infrastructure services partner, FM Conway, have used UltraCrete Instagrip anti-skid patch repair to install 660 bespoke ductile iron covers on Tower Bridge in London. The existing access covers weighed over 200kg each making them extremely difficult to lift and to carry out maintenance. What’s more, the new and improved […]

Launching a Landmark: Celebrating 130 years of Tower Bridge

On 22 June, London’s defining landmark, Tower Bridge announces free, summer-long exhibition: Launching A Landmark: The Unseen Opening Weeks. The new exhibition, will showcase a collection of never-before-seen photography from the Bridge’s final few weeks of construction and public opening 130 years ago in 1894, featuring the workers of the Bridge and members of the […]

Buses could be banned from Tower Bridge

The City of London Corporation has warned that buses may have to be banned from using Tower Bridge in response to concerns that traffic restrictions on London Bridge. The website London-SE1.co.uk reports that the changes to traffic have led more heavy vehicles to cross the Victorian bridge which is next east along the river Thames. […]

Technical faults hits one of London’s most iconic bridges

A technical fault left Tower Bridge stuck open earlier this week with cars and pedestrians left either side of the bridge. The bascules jammed upright after being opened to allow a Jubilee Trust Tall Ship to pass through. The fault brought traffic in part of central London grinding to a halt with people wanting to […]


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